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CBS
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
medicare plan is driving many away. there is a lot of rhetoric about medicare. what do you intend to go? a police crime lab scientist is arrested for faking test results. did innocent people go to jail? elaine quijano is on the story. 3 f1y of hope for the blind. dr. jon lapook on a new device that brought dean lloyd back from total blindness. and "on the road", steve hartman visits a restaurant whose special city a second helping of compassion. >> i've been very lucky and i want people to have what i have. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" yzith scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, mitt romney has 39 days to turn his 45esidential campaign into a winner but the support of a key voting group is in jeopardy. seniors tend to vote republicans but many are concerned about what a president romney might do with medicare. look at this poll of key swing states by the "washington post." in florida where nearly one out of three voters is over 65, romney trails president obama by four points. 51% to 47%. in ohio, romney is down eight points, 52% to 44%. and it gets about
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, the payroll tax cut that lowered social security and medicare taxes, and several remaining stimulus tax cuts all go away january 1 unless congress and the president reach a deal on the budget. many economists are concerned that a tax increase of that size could shock the economy and trigger a recession by reducing the cash that taxpayers have to spend. but scott, congress and the president now have a firm price tag on what it costs if they don't reach a budget deal after the election. >> pelley: wyatt, thank you, the u.s. economy is also being hurt by what's happening far beyond washington, all the way across the atlantic. senior business correspondent anthony mason has more on that. >> reporter: in spain this weekend, police clashed with protesters angry over austerity measures the government's been forced to implement. a quarter of the work force in spain can't find jobs and the unemployment rate in the 17-nation euro zone has now hit a record high-- 11.4%. for three straight quarters, the european economy has been shrinking and federal reserve chairman ben bernanke said today america is f
CBS
Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
medicare plan for you. because when your medicare is taken care of, you can spend more time sharing your passions. wow. [ giggles ] [ male announcer ] with the people who matter most. i love you grandpa! i love you grandma! now you're a real fisherman. [ male announcer ] humana. one try can relieve your nightly congestion without the blowing the stacking the steaming. that's the transformative power of one ingenious little breathe right. try one free at breatheright.com and open your nose instantly. feel the power of air sleep like you mean it and rise to mornings alive with activity. breathe better, sleep better. one free try is all it takes. it's your right to breathe right! >> pelley: the curiosity rover has discovered what appears to be a riverbed on the surface of to be a nasa says this picture shows where water may have flowed waist deep in the distant past. scientists said that this second picture shows pebbles packed together in a way that only water could have caused. curiosity's making its way toward a mountain from which the ancient water apparently flowed. early, we told you
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. to find out more, call today. >> michigan has become the seventh state to become hit by a deadly case of meningitis. 47 cases have been reported and five people have died. the suspected source is tainted steroids used for treating back pain. the medication was manufactured at what's known as a compounding pharmacy and we asked dr. jon lapook to tell us more about them. >> reporter: the meningitis outbreak means the phones are busy at the charmsy charles leighter runs at n san jose, california. >> we're fielding calls and questions about what we do, even customers that have been using us for ten years. >> reporter: it's called a compounding pharmacy. companies which fill a niche in the medical world. here, pharmacists combine ingredients to create special med-to-order medications, from something as simple as flavoring cough medicine to making injectable cancer drugs in a sterile environment. >> manufacturers make drugs for -- they make one drug for a milli
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
way. >> i want to get to it, but all i want to do is very quickly. >> let's get back to medicare. >> reporter: it's not that the president didn't go on offense. >> is the reason that governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret because they're too good? >> reporter: but debate observers noted a difference in body language. la. obama looked down when his opponent spoke and sometimes appeared angry or peevish. emney kept his eyes glued on the president, waiting to jump in. today, mr. obama delivered some of the comebacks he missed last night. >> he said he would eliminate elnding for public television. orlaughter ) ( booing ) that was his answer. i mean, thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on big nird. it's about time. te didn't know that big bird was driving the federal deficit. >> reporter: so the question now s does the campaign send the president back to debate camp? earlier this week, he described it as a drag, and, scott, one t,urce close to the white house tells us the president appeared rritated during debate prep in rivada, a common affliction
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. >> >> pelley: these presidential debates are run by a commission that operates independently of the political parties. the campaigns have no say in the choice of the moderator and at every debate anthony mason reminds us there's no telling what might happen. >> we move over here, right? >> right. >> reporter: the first televised debate aired in 1960. and politics would never be the same. >> senator john f. kennedy. >> reporter: that night the young senator john kennedy looked cool and collected. and the experienced vice president richard nixon seemed uncomfortable, even sweaty. as the debate's producer, the late don hewitt, remembered. >> i looked at him on camera and i thought, oh, my god, this is trouble. >> reporter: the first lesson: the debates would not just be about what you said but how you looked when you said it. and mistakes could have huge consequences. in 1976 at the height of the cold war, president gerald ford mysteriously declared -- >> the
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